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induction potential for glyoxylate cycle enzymes over the cell cycle

John Robert Woodward

induction potential for glyoxylate cycle enzymes over the cell cycle

An investigation into the genetic control of theinduction potential for glyoxylate cycle enzymes over the cell cycle in division synchronised cultures of Euglena gracilis.

by John Robert Woodward

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Published by The author in Bradford .
Written in English


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Ph.D. thesis.

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The Physical Object
Pagination112p.
Number of Pages112
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  Most plants entertain mutualistic interactions known as arbuscular mycorrhiza (AM) with soil fungi (Glomeromycota) which provide them with mineral nutrients in exchange for reduced carbon from the plant. Mycorrhizal roots represent strong carbon sinks in which hexoses are transferred from the plant host to the fungus. However, most of the carbon in AM fungi is stored in the form of lipids. A regulatory role for plant HXKs in plant sugar sensing was first suggested by the marked effects of various sugars on photosynthetic and glyoxylate cycle gene expression in Chenopodium and cucumber cell cultures (Krapp et al., ; Graham et al., ) and maize mesophyll protoplasts (Sheen, ).

Red part indicates the activated glyoxylate bypass. Green part indicates repressed part of the TCA cycle and oxidative phosphorylation. Notice that the limiting enzymes of glyoxylate bypass and oxaloacetate turn over are Cit3 and Icl2 (activated in phase 5) and Idh1/Idh2 (repressed in phase 5). This appears to be due to deficiency in the gluconeogenic enzymes such as Pps, Pck, some TCA cycle enzymes, the two glyoxylate-shunt enzymes, and certain electron transport carriers. Molecular level research on cra gene expression has been made by several researchers using lacZ .

Introduction. Photorespiration evolved due to the changing gaseous composition of the air that increased the oxygenase activity of the CO 2-fixing enzyme ribulose-1,5-bisphosphate (RuBP) carboxylase/oxygenase (RuBisCO).This process leads to the substantial production of 2-phosphoglycolate (2-PG), a toxic two carbon molecule (Anderson, ), and the useful three carbon . Succinate has been identified by the U.S. Department of Energy as one of the top 12 building block chemicals, which can be used as a specialty chemical in the agricultural, food, and pharmaceutical industries. Escherichia coli are now one of the most important succinate producing candidates. However, the stoichiometric maximum succinate yield under anaerobic conditions through the reductive.


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Induction potential for glyoxylate cycle enzymes over the cell cycle by John Robert Woodward Download PDF EPUB FB2

Woodward J, Merrett MJ () Induction potential for glyoxylate cycle enzymes during the cell cycle of Euglena gracilis. Eur J Biochem – CrossRef PubMed Google Scholar Yokota A, Kitaoka S () Occurrence and operation of the glycollate-glyoxylate shuttle in mitochondria of Euglena gracilis Z.

Biochem J – CrossRef Cited by: 4. Glyoxylate cycle enzymes are located both inside and outside the peroxisome. Thus, the operation of the glyoxylate cycle requires transport of several intermediates across the peroxisomal membrane.

For instance, 2PG inhibits Calvin-Benson-Bassham cycle enzymes, e.g. fructose 1,6-bisphosphatase and triosephosphate isomerase (Kelly and Latzko, ;Husic et al., ;Norman and Colman, We review the role of the glyoxylate cycle in seed and pollen development, senescence and starvation, highlighting different potential functions.

The importance of genetic aproaches for future research is illustrated by studies of knock-out mutants of both isocitrate lyase and malate synthase in Cited by: C. elegans has only one bifunctional glyoxylate cycle protein, which contains separate domains for both enzyme activities on a single polypeptide (Liu et al., ).

In plants, the glyoxylate cycle operates in specialized peroxisomes, called glyoxysomes. The malate produced in glyoxysomes can be converted to oxaloacetate, completing the cycle. On the contrary, higher transcript levels of enzymes associated with the glyoxylate shunt, possibly compensating for the reduced TCA cycle activity and electron transport machinery were found in fer;daf It is still unclear, however, how the glyoxylate cycle, which yields at least four times fewer reducing equivalents relative to the TCA.

The arbuscular mycorrhizal (AM) symbiosis is responsible for huge fluxes of photosynthetically fixed carbon from plants to the soil. Lipid, which is the dominant form of stored carbon in the fungal partner and which fuels spore germination, is made by the fungus within the root and is exported to the extraradical mycelium.

We tested the hypothesis that the glyoxylate cycle is central to the. Microalgae accumulate lipids during stress such as that of nutrient deprivation, concomitant with cessation of growth and depletion of chloroplasts. By contrast, certain small chemical compounds selected by high-throughput screening in Chlamydomonas reinhardtii can induce lipid accumulation during growth, maintaining biomass.

Comprehensive pathway analyses using proteomics. The glyoxylate cycle functions normally in pmdh1pmdh2 double mutants. To test the requirement for PMDH in glyoxylate cycle activity, seedlings 2 days after imbibition were incubated with 2‐[14 C]acetate, and the transfer of 14 C to different metabolite fractions was analysed (Cornah et al., ).

Therefore, the glyoxylate cycle (in which the two decarboxylation reactions of the citric acid cycle are missing) is used (Fig. The glyoxysomal enzymes are relatively unimportant (or missing) in the microbodies (peroxisomes) of leaves where β-oxidation functions in the overall turnover of fatty acids and to provide an additional source.

Photorespiration (also known as the oxidative photosynthetic carbon cycle, or C 2 photosynthesis) refers to a process in plant metabolism where the enzyme RuBisCO oxygenates RuBP, wasting some of the energy produced by desired reaction is the addition of carbon dioxide to RuBP (carboxylation), a key step in the Calvin–Benson cycle, but approximately 25% of reactions by.

Peroxisomes perform essential roles in a range of cellular processes, highlighted by lipid metabolism, reactive species detoxification, and response to a variety of stimuli. The ability of peroxisomes to grow, divide, respond to changing cellular needs, interact with other organelles, and adjust their proteome as required, suggest that, like other organelles, their specialized roles are highly.

The Target of Rapamycin (TOR) kinase is a central regulator of growth and metabolism in all eukaryotic organisms, including animals, fungi, and plants.

Even though the inputs and outputs of TOR signaling are well characterized for animals and fungi, our understanding of the upstream regulators of TOR and its downstream targets is still fragmentary in photosynthetic organisms. The oxaloacetate (either produced from the TCA cycle or directly from pyruvate) can then be converted to oxalate by (3) oxaloacetate acetylhydrolase (OAH) (EC ), whereas the glyoxylate from the GLOX cycle can be converted into oxalate by glyoxylate dehydrogenase (GLOXDH) (EC ) (Dutton & Evans, ).

Once produced, OA is. The Origin and Significance of Photorespiration. Photorespiration is the process of light-dependent uptake of molecular oxygen (O 2) concomitant with release of carbon dioxide (CO 2) from organic gas exchange resembles respiration and is the reverse of photosynthesis where CO 2 is fixed and O 2 released.

As shown in Figure 1, the entrance reactions to both photosynthesis. Indeed, after light irradiation of etiolated seedlings, the mRNA level of the glyoxysomal enzymes, 3‐ketoacyl‐CoA thiolase (Kato et al.

) and isocitrate lyase (Mano et al. ), decreases and that of leaf peroxisomal enzymes, hydroxypyruvate reductase, serine‐glyoxylate aminotransferases (Hondred et al. ), and glycolate oxidase. The green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii is a useful model organism for investigating diverse biological processes, such as photosynthesis and chloroplast biogenesis, flagella and basal body structure/function, cell growth and division, and many others.

We combined a highly synchronous photobioreactor culture system with frequent temporal sampling to characterize genome-wide diurnal gene. The glyoxylate cycle, a variation of the TCA cycle, is an anabolic metabolic pathway that occurs in the peroxisome of the plants. This cycle allows plants to take in acetate both as a carbon source and as a source of energy.

Acetate is converted to acetyl CoA, and some succinate is released during the cycle. Pseudomonas aeruginosa is an opportunistic pathogen responsible for many hospital-acquired infections.

aeruginosa can thrive in diverse infection scenarios by rewiring its central metabolism. An example of this is the production of biomass from C2 nutrient sources such as acetate via the glyoxylate shunt when glucose is not available.

The glyoxylate shunt is comprised of two enzymes. Incorporating the latest findings from such disciplines as physiology, taxonomy, genomics, molecular biology and cell biology, this publication is an ideal starting point for any research study of filamentous fungi.

Its extensive use of illustrations and tables also makes it an excellent textbook for both graduate and undergraduate students, helping them easily grasp and apply new concepts.

In S. cerevisiae, the enzymes for degradation of fatty acids are uniquely confined to peroxisomes together with some of the enzymes constituting the glyoxylate cycle (Kunau et al., ). Particularly, the genes encoding the β-oxidation enzymes are highly induced, but to what extent the growth on fatty acids also leads to more general.The glyoxylate cycle is a major peroxisomal function in seeds and post‐germinative seedlings, where the peroxisomal enzymes citrate synthase (CSY), isocitrate lyase (ICL) and malate synthase (MLS) convert acetyl‐CoA derived from FA β‐oxidation into 4‐carbon metabolites that can be consumed by gluconeogenesis and mitochondrial.induction including glyoxylate cycle genes, ACCase gene family members, lipases, and genes involved in nitrogen metabolism • Over 50 transgene targets were screened for increased yield and oil production in transgenic Chlamydomonas, Auxenchlorella protothecoides and Nannochloropsis salina.